Newscap week 33

Published Aug 11, 2015

Scandoil Newsletter

Exploration extracts

The Parkmead Group wins three new UK oil and gas licenses
Parkmead has been provisionally awarded three new licences covering three offshore blocks in the UK 28th Licensing Round. These newly awarded licences are part of...

Lynden Energy Corp. successfully drills first two Glasscock...
Rockhopper Exploration gets government approval for Ombrina...
Elixir Petroleum gains approval for two drilling locations in the...
Surge Energy continues drilling success
RH Petrogas provides update on drilling at Fuyu 1 block
Otto Energy spuds Hawkeye-1 prospect in SC 55
Octanex makes declaration of location over Ascalon gas discovery
The Parkmead Group wins three new UK oil and gas licenses
Rig market

Baker Hughes announces weekly rig counts
Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted Weekly Rig Count reports to its Investor Relations website. BHI Rig Count: U.S. -2 to 874 rigs...

Baker Hughes announces July 2015 rig counts
Seadrill makes disclosure regarding Sevan Drilling Limited
Maersk Venturer drilling rig is now on location at Hawkeye
Supplier Contracts

EMGS get LOA with an oil company in Malaysia for BOA Thalassa
Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has received a letter of award (LOA) for a contract worth approximately USD 4.2 million from an oil company...

BAM Clough secures Woodside Marine services contract
Petro Matad awards data acquisition and processing contract to...
Survivex provides bespoke safety service to Nexen
China's Petro-king secures $7.7 million contracts from Sinopec
Polarcus awarded broadband 3D project
Fugro awarded BG contract for geochemical campaign offshore...
Applus RTD Australia awarded three year short form agreement for major refinery
Company news / Financial

Lime Petroleum acquires 50% share of PL760/PL760B in the Norwegian Sea
Lime Petroleum Norway AS (Lime Norway) has entered into an agreement with EnQuest Norge AS (EnQuest) to acquire their 50% share...

LUKOIL obtains long-term financing for Shah Deniz Stage 2...
Cordy sells manufacturing and supply business
Shell to sell stake in Tongyi Lubricants to Huo's Group and The...
Hannon Westwood acquires Novas Oil & Gas Consulting
ExxonMobil signs agreements to increase position in Permian...
Otto Energy acquires Borealis Petroleum
Origin Energy to sell 53.09% stake in NZ's Contact Energy
Ceona join forces with Interoil Angola

New energy business

Offshore Energy 2015: Investing in the future of renewable energy
According to the International energy Agency (IeA), as the world’s population increases, the energy demand will rise by 40% in 2040...

Dogger Bank wind development consents total 4.8GW
Otary picks Aconex for offshore wind farm development
Cardinal Resources to install Its Patented Red Bird System and Solar Wastewater Treatment


Statoil's Peregrino marks 100 million barrels produced
After just four years in production, the Peregrino field in the Campos basin offshore Brazil has passed a significant milestone, with 100 million barrels of oil produced since April 2011. The field, jointly owned by Statoil and Chinese Sinochem, achieved the milestone on August 2."We are pleased to have reached a major milestone in our Peregrino operations,” says Pål Eitrheim, country manager of Statoil Brazil...

Lundin cuts 2015 production forecasts
Strike completes workover operations at Klebb wells in Australia

Strike Energy provides operations update on Southern Cooper...
Alliance Pipeline force majeure results in temporary production...
Comet Ridge restarts production at Mahalo 6 well
Petrolia: new outlook for the Bourque project
UKCS Oil, Gas production set to rise
BG Group produces first oil from sixth FPSO in the Santos Basin


Project engineering overcomes the T&I challenges of subsea structures
Global Marine Systems Limited says their in-house project engineering department complements the business’ comprehensive skill set offering a broad range of services...

CPD accreditation strengthens training academy
BIRNS invests in new inspection equipment
ION's MexicoSPAN fast-track data available
Bel-Ray Introduces new High Temperature Nickel Anti-Seize...
CGG GeoSoftware donates Geophysical Software to IIT...
Wood Group releases ENVision™ environmental information management software system

Shipping / Yard News

Teekay Tankers agrees to acquire 12 modern Suezmax Tankers
Teekay Tankers Ltd. has agreed to acquire a fleet of 12 modern Suezmax tankers currently owned by Principal Maritime Tankers...

Aqualis Offshore signs liftboat deal
BW wins EGAS tender for the provision of LNG regasification...
Yinson-Premuda JV to acquire FPSO Four Rainbow
BBC Chartering opens new office in Vietnam

General News

ExxonMobil to expand crude processing capacity at Beaumont Refinery
ExxonMobil will add flexibility to process light crudes at its Beaumont refinery, increasing production capacity by approximately 20,000 barrels per day. This expansion will...

Russia is world's largest producer of crude oil and lease...
Platts Report: China Oil Demand Grows 4% Year over Year in June
Cooper Energy signs HoA for gas sale from Sole field
Total acquires operatorship of PRL 15, Papua New Guinea
Gazprom and BASF agree cooperation for Nord Stream II gas...
EIC Monitor: Upstream contracting levels provide optimism in the face of declining oil and gas activity

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